Central Catholic defeated Centerville, 49-13, in District 7-1A high school football action Thursday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City. With the win, Central Catholic snapped a three-game losing streak.

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

The St. Mary Parish Council meeting on Wednesday was a showcase of new faces as a candidate for an interim appointment to the council was sworn in and a candidate for a place on the Franklin Foundation Hospital Board of Commissioners introduced herself to the council and made her case for her candidacy.

St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Rentrop supervises seventh-grade students in the computer lab as they create a blog based on their analysis of three media stories. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Twenty-year teaching veteran Laura Rentrop shies away from credit for being named St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year. “I don’t look at myself in those terms,” Rentrop said. “I always feel like, as a teacher, it’s such a group effort.

16th Judicial Assistant District Attorney and St. Mary Parish Council legal counsel Eric Duplantis administers the oath of office to Pam Washington to fill the interim seat of Dist. 10 councilman Steve Bierhorst, shown with Washington below.

St. Mary Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year Laura Rentrop supervises seventh-grade students in the computer lab as they create a blog based on their analysis of three media stories. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Housing official charged in drug bust

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics detectives executed a search Thursday at a business on Fifth Street. Detectives located marijuana, several prescription pills, numerous items of paraphernalia, firearms and synthetic urine, police said. Victory Ho, chairman of the Morgan City Housing Authority board, and Dam Nguyen were arrested. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

The Morgan City Housing Authority Board Chairman and two other people were arrested Thursday on multiple drug charges after narcotics detectives executed search warrants at a business and home.

Franklin teams honored

The Franklin City Council and Mayor Raymond Harris Jr. honored the Franklin All-Stars eight, 10, 11 and 12 year-olds for their achievements in Dixie Youth Softball this year. Mayor Harris presented each member in attendance at the council meeting Tuesday with a certificate. Photos do not include all team meetings due to limited space inside council chambers.

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Sports

Central Catholic defeated Centerville, 49-13, in District 7-1A high school football action Thursday at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City.

Lifestyle

BATON ROUGE — The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden has announced the call for entries for its annual Brush with Burden art exhibition.

Obituaries

Zakiya M. Stansbury, 5, a resident of Verdunville and a native of Verdunville, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016, at 3:01 p.m., at Franklin Foundation Hospital.

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